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  • Titans' Jeffery Simmons: No-go for Week 16

    Simmons (knee) has been ruled out for Sunday's matchup with Seattle, Jim Wyatt of the Titans' official site reports. Simmons will miss a third consecutive contest as he continues to nurse a knee injury. With the Titans eliminated from playoff contention, it's possible that the team could shut him down for the season. Quinton Bohanna could step into a starting role in Week 16 versus the Seahawks.
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  • Titans' Jeffery Simmons: Remaining sidelined

    Simmons (knee) did not practice Wednesday, Terry McCormick of TitanInsider.com reports. Simmons hasn't played since Week 13 against the Colts, and with his Week 16 prep starting with a DNP, he appears in danger of missing his third consecutive game. He'll work to get back on the field Thursday to increase his chances of suiting up Sunday against the Seahawks.
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  • Titans' Jeffery Simmons: DNP Wednesday

    Simmons (knee) did not participate in Wednesday's practice. Simmons sustained a knee injury in Week 13 against the Colts, and head coach Mike Vrabel noted after the game that he expects the defensive tackle to miss multiple games. Unless Simmons is able to log a limited practice session this week, he'll likely sit out of Sunday's game against the Texans.
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  • Titans' Jeffery Simmons: Ruled out

    Simmons (knee) is out for the rest of Sunday's game against the Colts, Jim Wyatt of the Titans' official site reports. The defensive end went down earlier in the game and walked slowly to the sideline before returning, per Ben Arthur of FoxSports.com. Simmons recorded two tackles before exiting. The two-time All-Pro has 44 tackles, including 5.5 sacks, a pass defensed, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery in 2023.
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  • Titans' Jeffery Simmons: Records sack in defeat

    Simmons finished with a sack, three tackles and two assisted tackles in the Titans' 16-15 loss to the Saints on Sunday. The two-time All-Pro played in 95 percent of the snaps and made his usual impact in Week 1. Simmons helped Tennessee limit New Orleans to just 69 yards on the ground. The defensive end and his teammates will face a tough test this week against a Chargers offense that scored 34 points and ran for 234 yards in Week 1.
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  • Titans' Jeffery Simmons: Remains disruptive force

    Simmons recorded 53 tackles, 7.5 sacks and seven passes defended across 15 games in 2022. Simmons fought through an ankle injury for most of the season, an issue that cost him two games. Nevertheless, he topped 50 tackles for the second consecutive campaign and has 16 sacks across his last 33 contests. Simmons is entering the final year of his rookie contract and is a candidate to receive an extension this offseason.
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  • Titans' Jeffery Simmons: Good to go Week 18

    Simmons (ankle) does not carry an injury designation ahead of Saturday's game against the Jaguars, Jim Wyatt of the Titans' official site reports. Simmons missed his second game of the season due to a lingering ankle injury during the Week 17 loss to Dallas on Thursday Night Football. The 25-year-old then remained limited in all three of Tennessee's practices of Week 18 prep, though he'll still be ready to suit up for his seventh game in the last nine weeks. Simmons ranks second on the team in sacks this season with 7.5, so his availability will be a significant boost as the Titan's poor pass defense tries to slow down Jacksonville quarterback Trevor Lawrence with the AFC South title on the line Saturday.
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  • Titans' Jeffery Simmons: Remains limited Wednesday

    Simmons (ankle) was a limited participant at practice Wednesday, Jim Wyatt of the Titans' official site reports. Simmons missed Week 17 due to a lingering ankle issue, which also sidelined him for Week 10. However, he's logged back-to-back limited sessions to start Week 18 prep and will have a good chance to suit up Saturday against the Jaguars. He'll have one more chance to submit a full session before Tennessee needs to make a decision on his status for the divisional matchup.
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  • Titans' Jeffery Simmons: Iffy for Sunday

    Simmons (ankle) is questionable for Sunday's matchup against the Jaguars, Ben Arthur of FoxSports.com reports. Simmons didn't practice Thursday and was limited Wednesday and Friday due to a lingering ankle injury. This marks a fourth consecutive game that Simmons has received a questionable designation, and given he's suited up in each of the previous three contests, it seems likely he'll be available again in Week 14. However, fantasy managers are still encouraged to confirm Simmons' status ahead of Sunday's 1:00 PM ET kickoff.
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  • Titans' Jeffery Simmons: Tabbed as questionable again

    Simmons (ankle) is considered questionable to play Sunday versus the Bengals, Turron Davenport of ESPN.com reports. Simmons has been dealing with a lingering ankle injury for the past month, which forced him to miss his first game of the season Week 10 versus Denver. While the 305-pound defensive end was able to suit back up for the Titans' win over Green Bay last week, he remained limited during each practice ahead of Sunday's game against Cincinnati. Simmons has recorded 34 tackles and 6.5 sacks over nine games in 2022, so his potential absence would leave Mario Edwards and Sam Okuayinonu with big shoes to fill Week 12.
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  • Titans' Jeffery Simmons: Should play Thursday

    Simmons (ankle) is expected to play Thursday against the Packers, Mike Garafolo of NFL Network reports. Simmons was unable to suit up in Week 10 against the Broncos, and he still hadn't practiced with the team as recently as Wednesday, but the fourth-year-pro should be active Thursday. The return of the Pro Bowl defensive tackle will certainly be a boon for the Titans' defense as they look to earn a victory against the Packers.
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  • Titans' Jeffery Simmons: Set to play Sunday

    Simmons (ankle) was listed as active ahead of Sunday's game against the Texans. Simmons popped up with an ankle injury on Tennessee's injury report Wednesday and was deemed questionable heading into this contest. However, the defensive end appears healthy enough to suit up against the Texans, and he should have a strong opportunity to increase his sack total of 4.5 from the first six games of the season.
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  • Titans' Jeffery Simmons: Grabs two sacks Week 1

    Simmons notched six tackles (four solo), two sacks and one forced fumble during Sunday's 21-20 loss to the Giants. Simmons was a dominant force out of the gate for Tennessee, but in Week 2 he faces the challenge of disrupting Josh Allen and the Bills' high-octane offense. The 2019 first-round pick had a career-high 8.5 sacks last year.
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  • Titans' Jeffery Simmons: Unavailable for camp

    Simmons was "unavailable" to participate in minicamp Tuesday, according to head coach Mike Vrabel, John Glennon of SI.com reports. Simmons was seen on a bike at one point, Paul Kuharsky of PaulKuharsky.com reports. After a breakout season that earned Simmons All-Pro and Pro Bowl honors, there is speculation this is contract related, but currently the reason for his unavailability is being kept quiet. Simmons had the fifth year of his rookie deal exercised by the Titans in late April.
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  • Titans' Jeffery Simmons: Good to go

    Simmons (ankle) has been cleared to play in Sunday's game against the Rams, This news is somewhat surprising, as Simmons was a non-participant at practice all week until he logged a limited workload Friday. Still, it looks like the Titans were just erring on the side of caution with his practice workload. Barring any setbacks, look for him to resume his usual starting role at defensive end.
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  • Titans' Jeffery Simmons: Unable to practice Thursday

    Simmons (ankle) didn't participate in practice Thursday, Turron Davenport of ESPN.com reports. Simmons played 65 defensive snaps in last week's overtime win over the Colts but was forced to miss a second straight practice session with an ankle injury Thursday. If he's held out Sunday against the Rams, Amani Bledsoe will likely see additional playing time.
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  • Titans' Jeffery Simmons: Sits out practice Wednesday

    Simmons (ankle) didn't participate in Wednesday's practice, John Glennon of The Athletic reports. Simmons has carried a hefty burden this season, handling at least 85 percent of the defensive workload in four straight games. He recorded 18 tackles, two sacks and a pass breakup in that stretch. It's concerning that he wasn't able to practice at all Wednesday, but he has two more days to get onto the field and have a chance to play Sunday versus the Bears.
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  • Titans' Jeffery Simmons: Gets to quarterback in Week 6

    Simmons recorded six tackles, one sack and two quarterback hits in Week 6 against the Texans. Simmons made life difficult for Deshaun Watson throughout the game. He recorded his sack on third down early in the fourth quarter, forcing the Texans to punt. He also actively disrupted the run game, taking down David Johnson for gains of three or less on four occasions. The second-year player has taken a step up in his role this season, as he now has two sacks and 18 tackles across four games.
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  • Titans' Jeffery Simmons: Activated from COVID-19 list

    Simmons has been activated from the Titans' reserve/COVID-19 list, Jim Wyatt of the team's official site reports. The 2019 first-rounder missed this past Tuesday's win over the Bills, but he'll be available for Sunday's game against the Texans. Simmons heads into Week 6 with 12 tackles and a pass deflection through his first three contests this season.
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  • Titans' Jeffery Simmons: Lands on COVID-19 list

    The Titans placed Simmons on the reserve/COVID-19 list Saturday, Jim Wyatt of the Titans' official site reports. Simmons either tested positive for the virus or came into contact with someone who did. The Titans are officially on a bye week due to the team's COVID-19 outbreak that postponed their Week 4 game against the Steelers.
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